H.R. 5498 (111th): WMD Prevention and Preparedness Act of 2010


Jun 10, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 23, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bill Pascrell Jr.

Representative for New Jersey's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 22, 2010
Length: 98 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To enhance homeland security by improving efforts to prevent, deter, prepare for, detect, attribute, respond to, and recover from an attack with a weapon of mass destruction, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 2356 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 9, 2012

H.R. 5057 (Related)
Weapons of Mass Destruction Prevention and Preparedness Act of 2010

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 15, 2010

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5498” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 10, 2010
Reported by Committee
Jun 23, 2010


11 cosponsors (7D, 4R) (show)

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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